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The prayers and meditations of St. Anselm, with the Proslogion ;

Author: Anselm, Saint Archbishop of Canterbury; Benedicta Ward
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1973.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Anselm of Aosta wrote the majority of his Prayers and Meditations between 1070 and 1080 and created a tradition of intimate, intensely personal prayer that drastically altered the Christian attitude to private devotion. Anselm's ardor, literary brilliance, and scrupulous theology have secured him admiration. And, as Archbishop of Canterbury, his tussle with the early Norman kings earned him a place in secular  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Meditations
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anselm, Saint Archbishop of Canterbury; Benedicta Ward
ISBN: 0140442782 9780140442786
OCLC Number: 797324
Language Note: Translated from the Latin.
Description: 287 pages 18 cm.
Contents: Prayer to God --
Prayer to Christ --
Prayer before receiving the body and blood of Christ --
Prayer to the holy cross: a letter to Gundolf --
Prayer to St Mary (1) --
Prayer to St Mary (2) --
Prayer to St Mary (3) --
Prayer to St John the Baptist --
Prayer to St Peter --
Prayer to St Paul --
Prayer to St John the Evangelist (1) --
Prayer to St John the Evangelist (2): a letter to Adelaide --
Prayer to St Stephen: a letter to Prior Baldric --
Prayer to St Nicholas --
Prayer to St Benedict --
Prayer to St Mary Magdalene --
Prayer by a bishop or abbot to the patron saint of his church --
Prayer for friends --
Prayer for enemies: a letter from Durandus.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: translated [from the Latin] and with an introduction by Sister Benedicta Ward; with a foreword by R.W. Southern.
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Mostly written between 1070 and 1080, before he became Archbishop of Canterbury, the prayers and meditations of Anselm of Aosta created a tradition of personal devotional works. The meditations in  Read more...

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